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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2559
ANSWERED ON:  04.12.2007
TRANSGENDER POPULATION
K. SUBBARAYAN
Will the Minister of



HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-




(a) whether the Government has made an evaluation of the population of transgender in the latest census;

(b) if so, the details thereof; and

(c) if not, the steps taken to make the necessary estimation of the transgender population in the country?


ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS (SHRI MANIKRAO H.GAVIT)

(a) to (c): No Sir. This information is not collected through census nor is there a proposal for making estimation of the transgender population in the country.

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